These two stocks, Le Chateau and Reitmans both appear to offer an attractive investment at this time. They are also both in the same industry, so it’s interesting to compare them to each other. They are both affected by the same economic environment, which is to say: a headwind that produced disappointing Q1 results.
Reitmans is far larger, with a market cap of $996 million vs. only $214 million for Le Chateau. The earnings of Reitmans have also been far more stable than for Le Chateau.
- P/E: 11.3
- Debt/Equity: 0.12
- Dividend yield: 8.05% (91% payout)
- Price/Book: 1.32
- P/E: 14.2
- Debt/Equity: 0.02
- Dividend yield: 5.30% (75% payout)
- Price/Book: 1.98